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bluetag
May 29 2010, 04:18 PM
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hey guys its another thread hehe. just making it cause im acquiring a new bass and was wondering what are some good bass amps my price range is from 200-500 probably gonna get something used if i can. more or less just looking for something with good tone and is versatile. i've been looking at a few brands and whenever i goto the store i always like the tone from hartke amps just wondering what your experience is. its a jazz bass

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May 29 2010, 05:08 PM
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Well said Zakk! He is dead on!!!! Any of the above would make you happy.

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Bogdan Radovic
May 30 2010, 03:09 AM
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Check out Eden Nemesis bass combos - they sound really really good.

Something like this (you should be able to find them cheaper):

http://www.grabcart.com/product/ele/amfmra...0ede/Eden-RS210

Also Ampeg B115 is a really good bass combo amp.

http://www.amazon.com/Ampeg-BA115-BassAmp-...r/dp/B0002D04JC

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Ivan Milenkovic
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Depends what type of sound you are after. For modern hi-fi tone, I also recommend Nemesis, you cannot go wrong with it. I recommend you get separate head and cab tho.

Getting more cabs wouldn't be bad idea in general, definitely 15 and 2x10 for optimal sound, that is minimum for serious bass players.

If you cannot afford any bass rig for now, I've always considered Fender Rumble series great for what they cost. Getting any Rumble combo won't hurt your budget, and it's pretty cool amp, great for first bass amp, practicing and even gigging, why not.

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Bogdan Radovic
May 31 2010, 12:21 AM
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QUOTE (Ivan Milenkovic @ May 30 2010, 05:18 AM) *
Depends what type of sound you are after. For modern hi-fi tone, I also recommend Nemesis, you cannot go wrong with it. I recommend you get separate head and cab tho.

Getting more cabs wouldn't be bad idea in general, definitely 15 and 2x10 for optimal sound, that is minimum for serious bass players.

If you cannot afford any bass rig for now, I've always considered Fender Rumble series great for what they cost. Getting any Rumble combo won't hurt your budget, and it's pretty cool amp, great for first bass amp, practicing and even gigging, why not.


Yeah I forgot Fenders. Fender Rumble has a very sweet and modern sound. Its kinda bright and crispy sounding and you can dial in very good sounds (especially for slap style because of brightness). 100 w with a 1x15 speaker will do a great job at home and at some practice rooms. Though if you plan to play gigs with it get a stronger then 100watts one, possibly with 2x10 speakers like this one (its a beast):

http://bass-guitars.musiciansfriend.com/pr...-Amp?sku=584203

Regarding Hartke, their amps sound great and heads are pretty cheap. You could possibly fit in a hartke rig in the price instead of the combo???

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Adrian Figallo
May 31 2010, 01:08 AM
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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ May 30 2010, 06:21 PM) *
Yeah I forgot Fenders. Fender Rumble has a very sweet and modern sound. Its kinda bright and crispy sounding and you can dial in very good sounds (especially for slap style because of brightness). 100 w with a 1x15 speaker will do a great job at home and at some practice rooms. Though if you plan to play gigs with it get a stronger then 100watts one, possibly with 2x10 speakers like this one (its a beast):

http://bass-guitars.musiciansfriend.com/pr...-Amp?sku=584203

Regarding Hartke, their amps sound great and heads are pretty cheap. You could possibly fit in a hartke rig in the price instead of the combo???


The Hartke amps are amazing!!
not sure how they can put such good quality in cheap products smile.gif

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Bogdan Radovic
May 31 2010, 01:12 AM
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QUOTE (Adrian Figallo @ May 31 2010, 02:08 AM) *
The Hartke amps are amazing!!
not sure how they can put such good quality in cheap products smile.gif


I played on this Hartke head and it sounded amazing.

Price is really awesome too and cheap for its quality and sound.

You could make a rig like this :

Head:

http://www.zzounds.com/item--HTK2500

Cab:

http://www.zzounds.com/item--HTKVX410

It would be a killer rig! smile.gif

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